Harlem in Montmartre : a Paris jazz story between the great wars (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Harlem in Montmartre : a Paris jazz story between the great wars

Harlem in Montmartre : a Paris jazz story between the great wars

Author: William A Shack
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2001]
Series: Music of the African diaspora, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Illuminates the expatriate African American community of jazz musicians that thrived in the Montmartre district of Paris in the '20s and '30s and helped turn the "city of lights" into the major jazz capital it remains today.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jazz; Paris
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William A Shack
ISBN: 0520225376 9780520225374
OCLC Number: 45023134
Notes: "George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies."
Description: xix, 191 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Making noise and stomping feet --
2. Jazz from the trenches --
3. Le jazz-hot : the roaring twenties --
4. Jim Crow : sans domicile fixe --
5. The golden age : the thirties --
6. Le jazz-cold : the silent forties --
7. Final notes : the liberation of jazz.
Series Title: Music of the African diaspora, 4.
Responsibility: William A. Shack.
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During the years between the world wars, a small but dynamic community of African American jazz musicians left the US and settled in Paris. This book looks at this cultural moment, one in which  Read more...


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